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Banned Books Week   Leave a comment

Today starts the Banned Books Week celebration here at the Harper College Library.  Join us this week for one of our events:

Monday, October 1st @ 12:30pm

Judy Kulchawik presents Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried


Wednesday, October 3rd @ 11:15am

Harper College Theatre Club presents scenes from “The Crucible”


Thursday, October 4th @ 12:30pm

Catherine Restovich presents The Autobiography of Malcolm X


Be there or be square!

Posted October 1, 2012 by ckuffel in What's New?

Welcome Back!   Leave a comment

Welcome back Harper students!  We hope to see you in the library this semester.

Posted August 29, 2012 by ckuffel in What's New?

Get Your Harper ID in the Library!   Leave a comment

Tuesday, August 28th 10-4pm

Wednesday, August 29th 10-7pm

Thursday, August 30th 10-4pm


First Floor of the Library

Posted August 28, 2012 by ckuffel in What's New?

Spring Break Hours   Leave a comment

Library hours during Spring Break:

Monday, March 26th – Friday, March 30th:     7:30 – 4:30

Saturday, March 31st: closed

Posted March 25, 2012 by ckuffel in What's New?

Did you know?   Leave a comment

March is National Women’s History Month      

Refrigerators, chocolate chip cookies and windsheild wipers: what would we do without them?  These common items, familiar to everyone, were all invented by women.  Kevlar (used to make bulletproof vests), fire escapes and life rafts: life-saving inventions all created by women.  Women founded the American Red Cross and the Girl Scouts of America.  Women have made scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs and let’s not forget that they held this country together during World War II.      

It’s time to learn something about the women who helped form our country, its history and the world we live in today.

Learn more about women’s history by visiting Harper College Library’s research guide on Women’s History.

photo: Ruth Wakefield, discoverer of chocolate chip cookies.  Thanks Ruth!

Posted March 16, 2012 by ckuffel in What's New?

International Women’s Day   Leave a comment

Ellen Johnson SirleafThe International Committee and Sociology Department are sponsoring an event to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Join them for a viewing and discussion of The Iron Ladies of Liberia.  This film is a documentary about Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.  Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize and the first democratically elected female President in Africa.   

Thursday, March 8th

 6:30pm – 8:30pm

 Room E106

We hope to see you there!

Posted March 5, 2012 by ckuffel in What's New?

February is…   Leave a comment


African-American history is an important part of the United States.  Let’s celebrate this month by… checking out books from the Harper College Library!

 A History of African American Theatre

Call Number:                         PN2270.A35 H55 2005

 To Make Our World Anew: A History of African Americans

Call Number:                         E185 .T68 2000

 Black History in the Pages of Children’s Literature

Call Number:                         PS173.N4 C37 2007

 The Truth that Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender and Freedom

Call Number:                         E185.86 .S635 1998

 The Historical and Cultural Atlas of African Americans

Call Number:                         E185 .A8 1991

 The Face of Our Past: Images of Black Women From Colonial America to the Present

Call Number:                         OVERSIZE E185.86 .F33 1999

Want to learn more?



-Amy V.

Posted February 6, 2012 by ckuffel in What's New?


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